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Starting a Home Health Care Agency and Getting Your Home Health Care Agency License

Learn how to start a home health care agency and get your home health care agency business license by following the steps below.

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Starting a Home Health Care Agency in 6 Steps

Step 1. Understanding what type of home care agency you would like to operate.

Would you like to operate a home HEALTH care agency or a home care agency? There is a big difference between the two. If you want to start a home care agency or start a home health care agency, you need to know the difference. 

 

Step 2. All of the paperwork requirements for starting a home health care agency.

 

Set up Entity, set up EIN, open business checking account and get checks.

A. Insurances (as needed), Background checks, Signature Authorization forms, Affidavits, NPI, Resumes, Medical and or Drivers Licenses, License app check for Fee. Etc.

 

Step 3. Process Home Health Care Agency License Application

A. Put application together

B. Peer review application/ make corrections

C. Send application to the licensing body (usually DOH)

 

Step 4. Waiting for your home health care agency license to be approved.

A. 855a and Capitalization requirement documents as next step with timeline

 

Step 5. Home Health Care Agency License Approval.

A. Plan of correction/ Amendments (If requested)

B. Obtain copy of DOH License

C. (if applicable) Start Medicaid Application

D. Peer review application/ make corrections

E. Send Medicaid Application out to the state DOH

 

Step 6. CHAP Accreditation for Medicare or Private Duty

A. Apply to chap

B. OASIS Test Transmittal

C. CLIA Waiver application

D. Submit Survey Readiness

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